The Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) works to conserve millions of square miles around the world, with nearly 500 projects in 65 countries. The WCS operates the Central Park Zoo, Bronx Zoo, Prospect Park Zoo, Queens Zoo, and New York Aquarium.
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Ready To Be The Next Big Nature Photographer?
The internet is full of people who love to view and share photos of cute and fuzzy animals. You too can be an animal photographer with the World Conservation Society! Every month, the WCS has different photo assignment judged by their expert editorial team with the best shots posted on wcs.org. From various animals big and small, to themes around observing the different colors found in nature, the World Conservation Society is offering great opportunity for budding shutterbugs.
Central Park Zoo 4-D Theatre
In NYC, under the umbrella of the World Conservation Society is the Central Park Zoo. Did you know that the zoo features a 4-D theater as one of its exhibits that allows participants to not only see film in three dimensions, but also experience full sensory FX such as smells, bubbles, lighting and weather simulations built right into the seats. Made enjoyable for children, films include popular animated movies to beloved Nickelodeon television shows like "Dora the Explorer" to "Go, Diego, Go!" make for a fun adventure for the whole family.
The World Conservation Society
The Wildlife Conservation Center does more than just house and care for animals. They strive to raise money to study the environments in which they inhabit and to protect endangered wildlife and the lands they live on. Something as simple as signing a petition, raising awareness or donating funds to help fight the extinction of a species can go a long way in helping WCS's continuous fight. From donating in honor of a loved one to giving the gift of stock, there are numerous ways to help fight endangered wildlife.
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